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  • Cirrhosis and the Younger Generation

    Cirrhosis and the Younger Generation

    When it comes to diseases related to alcohol, people often have a picture in their minds of an older, sick alcoholic who’s been drinking nonstop for years. But the fact is, no one is immune to alcoholism. Alcohol-related disease can happen to...

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  • Baby Boomers Are More Likely To Have Hepatitis C

    Baby Boomers Are More Likely To Have Hepatitis C

    This May, we are observing Hepatitis Awareness Month at GI Associates. The Centers for Disease Control estimates the 3.5 million Americans have hepatitis C, with a large percentage of those being baby boomers. In addition to the number of...

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  • The Dangers of Childhood Obesity

    The Dangers of Childhood Obesity

    Despite campaigns to bring awareness to the public, the statistics of childhood obesity are staggering. In 2016, 18.5% of children ages 2-19 were considered obese. Today, an even more shocking number reveals that 14% of children between the age of...

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  • The Danger of Dietary Supplements

    The Danger of Dietary Supplements

    You are in the majority if you regularly take vitamins and supplements, but did you know herbal or dietary supplements are on the rise? Most people take daily supplements in an attempt to stay healthy, boost energy before they hit the gym, or even...

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  • A Fatty Liver Doesn’t Love Your Heart

    A Fatty Liver Doesn’t Love Your Heart

    We are learning more all the time about how the systems in the body work together. The relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and heart disease in women is just one more example of how the digestive system affects our...

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